Xiaomi MIUI update plan will leave Redmi Note 4 with Nougat
Xiaomi India had just published MIUI update plan that include an upcoming update of MIUI 10 to recent devices. However, Redmi Note 4 will not be updgraded to Android Oreo 8 and will stay on Nougat 7.x. This is a little unexpected since Redmi Note 4 is widely popular and Xiaomi is famous for keeping their devices up to date with their inhouse MIUI OS.
Summary of the update
- Devices that will get Oreo 8.x : Mi Mix 2, Mi 5, Mi Max 2, Redmi Note 5, Redmi Y2, Redmi Y1, Redmi 5
- Devices that will only get Nourgat 7.x : Mi Max, Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4
- Devices that will get Marshmallow 6.x: Mi 4, Redmi Note 3, Redmi 3S
- Devices that will not be updated: Mi 4i, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi 2, Redmi 1S
In conclusion, only devices that are successful in flagship series are get updated. Its sad to see a lot of Xiaomi devices get abandoned. And seriously, Xiaomi are making this more complicated by releasing more and more devices in this year.